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Dissociative identity disorder: out of the shadows at last?

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Antje A.T.S. Reinders, Dick J. Veltman

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)413 - 414
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number2
Early online date7 Oct 2020
Accepted/In press5 Sep 2020
E-pub ahead of print7 Oct 2020
PublishedAug 2021


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Summary: Dissociative identity disorder (DID) is a severely debilitating disorder. Despite the recognition in the current and past versions of the DSM DID remains a controversial psychiatric disorder, hampering its diagnosis and treatment. Neurobiological evidence regarding the aetiology of DID supports clinical observations that DID is a severe form of post traumatic stress disorder.

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